Antonyms for regular
ˈrɛg yə lərreg·u·lar
This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term regular.
Having the expected characteristics or appearances; normal, ordinary, standard.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Continuous describes that which is absolutely without pause or break; continual, that which often intermits, but as regularly begins again. A continuous beach is exposed to the continual beating of the waves. A similar distinction is made between incessant and ceaseless. The incessant discharge of firearms makes the ceaseless roar of battle. Constant is sometimes used in the sense of continual; but its chief uses are mental and moral.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
regular, habitue, fixturenoun
a regular patron
"an habitue of the racetrack"; "a bum who is a Central Park fixture"
occasional, unnatural, parttime, part-time, abnormal, infrequent, unscheduled, unlawful, strong, unusual, asymmetric, irregular, randomised, casual, unconventional, nonstandard, asymmetrical, crooked, atypical, improper, randomized, unsteady, untypical
a soldier in the regular army
part-time, randomised, asymmetrical, casual, untypical, unusual, abnormal, unlawful, unnatural, crooked, unsteady, atypical, irregular, asymmetric, strong, infrequent, unscheduled, improper, parttime, nonstandard, randomized, occasional, unconventional
a dependable follower (especially in party politics)
"he is one of the party regulars"
occasional, unusual, unconventional, unscheduled, unsteady, untypical, unnatural, atypical, asymmetric, casual, strong, randomised, abnormal, asymmetrical, irregular, crooked, randomized, improper, nonstandard, unlawful, part-time, infrequent, parttime
a garment size for persons of average height and weight
atypical, asymmetrical, asymmetric, unnatural, randomised, casual, randomized, occasional, irregular, untypical, unusual, infrequent, unlawful, unsteady, nonstandard, improper, crooked, part-time, strong, abnormal, unscheduled, unconventional, parttime
in accordance with fixed order or procedure or principle
"his regular calls on his customers"; "regular meals"; "regular duties"
untypical, unscheduled, strong, asymmetric, abnormal, unlawful, unnatural, unusual, irregular, part-time, crooked, infrequent, improper, randomised, randomized, parttime, occasional, asymmetrical, unconventional, atypical, nonstandard, casual, unsteady
often used as intensifiers
"a regular morass of details"; "a regular nincompoop"; "he's a veritable swine"
randomised, casual, infrequent, part-time, asymmetrical, unlawful, untypical, irregular, unnatural, strong, occasional, unusual, atypical, unconventional, unsteady, asymmetric, improper, crooked, unscheduled, abnormal, nonstandard, parttime, randomized
conforming to a standard or pattern
"following the regular procedure of the legislature"; "a regular electrical outlet"
atypical, unusual, unsteady, irregular, untypical, randomized, asymmetrical, randomised, unscheduled, occasional, infrequent, asymmetric, casual, crooked, strong, improper, unconventional, unlawful, unnatural, abnormal, parttime, part-time, nonstandard
regularly scheduled for fixed times
"at a regular meeting of the PTA"; "regular bus departures"
parttime, crooked, asymmetrical, irregular, strong, casual, abnormal, infrequent, atypical, unlawful, unsteady, randomised, occasional, unscheduled, unconventional, improper, nonstandard, unnatural, randomized, asymmetric, untypical, part-time, unusual
in accord with regular practice or procedure
"took his regular morning walk"; "her regular bedtime"
unsteady, occasional, unusual, nonstandard, improper, unconventional, asymmetrical, irregular, part-time, unlawful, randomised, infrequent, parttime, untypical, unnatural, strong, unscheduled, abnormal, atypical, asymmetric, casual, crooked, randomized
occurring at fixed intervals
"a regular beat"; "the even rhythm of his breathing"
unnatural, strong, asymmetric, parttime, improper, asymmetrical, irregular, casual, unsteady, unscheduled, randomised, unlawful, crooked, nonstandard, infrequent, untypical, unconventional, unusual, part-time, atypical, randomized, occasional, abnormal
relating to a person who does something regularly
"a regular customer"; "a steady drinker"
improper, unscheduled, unnatural, casual, atypical, untypical, parttime, asymmetrical, randomized, strong, crooked, occasional, infrequent, irregular, unconventional, unusual, randomised, abnormal, asymmetric, unsteady, part-time, nonstandard, unlawful
(used of the military) belonging to or engaged in by legitimate army forces
"the regular army"
irregular, infrequent, occasional, part-time, improper, unscheduled, randomized, unusual, unconventional, nonstandard, strong, crooked, randomised, asymmetric, unlawful, casual, unnatural, asymmetrical, atypical, parttime, abnormal, unsteady, untypical
(of solids) having clear dimensions that can be measured; volume can be determined with a suitable geometric formula
randomized, nonstandard, parttime, irregular, untypical, unnatural, unsteady, casual, atypical, crooked, unconventional, asymmetric, occasional, part-time, strong, abnormal, unusual, asymmetrical, improper, randomised, unlawful, infrequent, unscheduled
crooked, infrequent, asymmetric, unusual, strong, untypical, nonstandard, abnormal, occasional, unsteady, randomized, unscheduled, atypical, unconventional, asymmetrical, improper, irregular, randomised, casual, parttime, part-time, unnatural, unlawful
"even features"; "regular features"; "a regular polygon"
randomised, irregular, part-time, unconventional, unnatural, unscheduled, unlawful, asymmetrical, unsteady, atypical, infrequent, abnormal, randomized, improper, nonstandard, unusual, occasional, crooked, parttime, casual, strong, asymmetric, untypical
not deviating from what is normal
"her regular bedtime"
part-time, abnormal, irregular, unnatural, unusual, unlawful, atypical, improper, occasional, infrequent, casual, randomised, asymmetrical, unconventional, unsteady, unscheduled, untypical, parttime, nonstandard, randomized, asymmetric, strong, crooked
untypical, occasional, unnatural, infrequent, irregular, part-time, unusual, nonstandard, asymmetrical, unlawful, unconventional, unsteady, abnormal, parttime, randomised, randomized, strong, atypical, improper, asymmetric, unscheduled, casual, crooked
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words
How to use regular in a sentence?
The attraction is not there anymore. The (government) is not offering regular jobs for players.
But it can't replace the' regular' economy — what can be sold or bought on the streets is very limited, the government can't let it grow unchecked — it has to be regulated as we continue to experiment with and explore this option.
Jan, an artist, said of her pet. ( SWNS) We get dogs and cats that have been separated from their owners on a regular basis, but none that have been gone for as long as Winston.
Hopefully within a year from now we'll be settled into a new place and Devin will have a regular school that he can go to, instead of having to move around to different schools, hopefully by then we'll have housing.
He was incredibly personable, very giving, very caring, very compassionate. The press painted him with that rough exterior, but for the most part, he was just a regular guy. I remember I had gotten a call that my dad was being taken to a hospital in New York. As you can imagine, I wasn’t in the most jovial mood. Frank was doing his best to cheer me up… I remember I went to the bathroom and when I came out, lo and behold, there’s Frank. He had emptied out a pack of unfiltered Camel cigarettes. He stuck like four cigarettes in each ear, three cigarettes in each nostril. And he had about 12 cigarettes across his lips. And he’s just staring at me like that.
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